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Roland MKS-10


Released: 1984

MSRP: $?


Preset only piano module with limited MIDI implementation. Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Roland Planet-P (MKS-10) is a 2U rack, 16 voice polyphonic hybrid (digital/analog) synthesizer, featuring a single oscillator (saw/pulse waveforms with PWM and sub-oscillator), noise, high-pass and resonant low-pass filters, ADSR envelope, LFO, chorus/flanger, 8 presets (piano, clavichord, harpsichord, electric-piano), and MIDI.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
2U rack W:480mm (19in) D:400mm (15.75in) H:890mm (3.5625in) 10kg no stereo MIDI:IN/THRU MIDI MIDI no 30W AC


Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
- no 8 (piano:2, clavichord:2, harpsichord:2, electric-piano:2) no no buttons/sliders LED


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
no 16 no VCO->HPF->VCF->VCA


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
chorus flanger no ENV Tremolo yes


Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
no N/A no N/A N/A no MIDI


Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
no no no MIDI no 1


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
Melody digital preset preset no preset no no


Name Signal Class IC Resonant Shape Frequency Modulator Resonance Modulator Shape Modulator
HPF analog opamp no high pass no no no
VCF analog IR3109 yes preset preset no no


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
ENV preset release:long|short(MIDI) no no no no no


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
Tremolo square triangle no no no no no no
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